|（School of Physical Education，Fujian Normal University，Fuzhou 350007，China）
Abstract: A powerful country of sport should be a country that is the first class and has produced significant influ-ence domestically and internationally in terms of the level of development of various sports undertakings. From the perspective of soft strengths, a powerful country of sport is a country that has domestic influence on its sports de-velopment potentials and international influence in terms of such soft strengths as sport culture attraction, sport value view attraction, sport system attraction as well as building international sport rules and an international image. The ways to boost the soft strengths of a powerful country of sport include the ways to boost the sports cultural strengths of China, which include sports value views and sport cultural spirits, and the ways to boost the soft strengths of sport of China and to strive for sport voicing rights in the international sports community by means of major sports games and sports activities held internationally and domestically.
Key words: sport sociology；powerful country of sport；soft strengths